Lapp launches EPIC® data cable coupler
Automation controlled factories have a large number of data cables installed. Maintainence and support services helps maximize system performance at every stage of its life cycle. However, constant use of cables might result in production setbacks and replacing the cable might not be a viable solution. EPIC® Data Cable Coupler by LAPP GROUP helps safeguard data connectivity. It helps keep the production up and running with easy to assemble solution. An innovative solution, the EPIC® Data Cable Coupler connects two network data cables on the production floor or in the field immediately.
The newly launched product is a cost-effective solution to repair physically damaged data cables which ensure a minimal production shut down. It makes use of Insulation Displacement Contacts (IDC) technology and requires no special tooling. It‘s robust industrial design and construction ensures it is EMC shielded for no loss of signal quality. It can also be reused. The product is available in 2 versions - EPIC® DATA CCR FA for industrial ethernet cables up to 10 GB, Cat. 7A and EPIC® DATA CANCCR for PROFIBUS/CAN BUS/Sensor actuator cables.
These are IP65/67 protectedand vibration proof and available in five pins and eight pins that can resist ambient operational temperatures ranging from -40°C to +85°C